« Previous Apr 2015Next »Digital Edition Archives About iBi Turning Over the Wheelby Stevie ZverevaAutonomous technology is not just changing the way we drive—it’s rebooting our entire transportation system.Read more » The Secrets of Parallel Parking Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi For me, technology has become a necessary evil. While intended to enhance our lives and make us more productive, it can also make us feel like we’re slaves to our devices. Jobs and Cybersecurity: A New Initiative Central Illinois Center of Excellence for Secure Software A new initiative responds to global security threats… and offers an opportunity for the Peoria-area workforce. Q&A with Jake Hamann, OneFire Jake Hamann is the founder, president and CEO of OneFire, responsible for leading the company’s overall strategy and direction. Continuous Evolvement Pearl Companies’ Approach To Growth by Nicole Dierking Pearl Companies has come a long way since Jack Pearl founded Pearl Insurance in 1954, selling insurance door to door. What Makes A Makerspace? by Clint LeClair, MD River City Labs, NFP Makerspaces help a community to think, imagine and collaboratively create the future we want. The Top Eight Reasons to Run Your Business in the Cloud by Dan Kauppi NEXMachine Cloud-based applications are transforming how businesses use technology. On the Uptake by Caterpillar staff A new partnership will use big data to take performance to the next level. Avoiding Malware Practical Tips for Keeping Hackers Out by Corbett Speciale TEKEASE Protecting business systems and networks is every business owner’s responsibility. Symmetrical Internet Solutions for Business by John Petrakis Stratus Networks Inc. If the speed of your network seems satisfactory today, know that this feeling won’t last for long. Net Neutrality What Does It Mean For Business? by Sadiq Shariff Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo Challenges to new FCC rules will likely have an impact on all businesses, small and large. Technology Helps Cities Connect with Citizens by Annette Bailey CSE Software Cities are embracing the latest in technology to stay in touch with their citizens. Essential Tech Knowledge for Business Leaders by Scott Frey Momentum Technologies, LLC By understanding and embracing technology, you can get an edge over the competition. Amplified Intelligence: Power to the People by Bill Briggs, Forrest Danson, David Pierce and Mark Shilling Deloitte Consulting LLP Artificial intelligence is now a reality, and its most promising application is not replacing workers, but augmenting their capabilities. Overcome Your "Humanness" to Survive the Coming Tech Tsunami by Edward D. Hess Darden School of Business, University of Virginia To hone the human strengths that will carry you through this tech tsunami, you first must conquer some very human failings. Six Ways Big Data Could Damage Your Business—and What to Do About It by Owen Shapiro While you prepare to take maximum advantage of the opportunities Big Data offers, keep in mind the devil could be in these overlooked details. Region Honoring Loyalty and Commitment Mayor Jim Ardis - City of Peoria A Commitment… and Invitation to Investby Michael J. Freilinger Downtown Development Corporation of Peoria Finance Plan Your Succession with Efficiency in Mindby Cathy S. Butler The Butler/Luthy Group The Benefits of a Regimented Financial Reporting Structureby J. Boger Hessing Princeville State Bank Workplace Muffy Davis: Navigating the Peakby Pat Drake National Association of Women Business Owners, Central Illinois Chapter Asset ManagementAn Engineered Approachby Scott Burge Farnsworth Group Healthcare Making Healthcare More AccessibleDebbie Simon, UnityPoint Health A Revolution in Scanningby Shelli Dankoff OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Jumping into Healthcare Technology at Homeby Dave Haney University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria Oral Health: A Benefits CheckupKaryn Glogowski - Delta Dental of Illinois Balance Does the Watch Fit the Enterprise? by Mark Hemmer OneFire The Apple Watch is almost here, but does it fit into the enterprise?